What this school year has taught me

There is a lot to of conversation about the Uvalde tragedy, understandably so. There are a lot of hot takes, to be sure. But for me, in the midst of all the important questions it forces us to ask, one thing it should highlight for us is the importance of every troubled student having someone…

The Most Important Thing I Share With Couples I’m About to Marry

This summer, I will be officiating at two weddings. I won't be able to do either ceremony¬†like this (though I did once, at the request of the bride. Really.) Whenever I do a wedding, I sit down with a couple 3 or 4 times -- in preparation not just for the wedding day, but even…

Take it Easy?

I've been thinking lately about the word¬†easy. I like things to be easy. How about you? I want traffic to flow smoothly, always. (Why does the guy in front of my keeping hitting his brakes?) I want technology to work the way it's supposed to, every time. (Argghh, why isn't the internet working?) I want…